Qualified Rigger and Signal Person

Qualified Rigger and Signal Person


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This class covers the general requirements found in OSHA’S 1926.1400 and 1910.184 standards. Classroom learning includes the following:

  • Planning at the load hook
  • Sling Operating Practices
  • Hitches and Load Control
  • Calculating the Load and Center of Gravity
  • Rigging Triangle Basics
  • Calculating Sling Tension
  • Application of Rigging Hardware – Shackles, hooks, etc.
  • Inspection of Rigging Hardware
  • Hand and Voice Signals

Hands-on exercises include:

  • Inspection of Wire Rope Slings
  • Inspection of Chain Slings
  • Inspection of Synthetic Web and Round Slings
  • Tagline Knots
  • Application of Rigging Gear through various rigging practical and hoisting exercises.
  • Demonstration of hand and voice signals using the crane simulator and/or live crane.

Upon successful completion of this class, students will receive a qualified rigger and signal person certification good for 5 years.